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Is Your Resume Format Outdated? Bring it Up to Speed With These Tips

You’ve had a resume since the very beginning of your career, but just because it’s helped you score interviews in the past, doesn’t mean it’s perfect as-is. If you’ve been off the job market for awhile, your resume definitely needs a makeover before sending it to potential employers. This document will make or break your… Read More »

Are You Giving Your New Employees Enough Onboarding and Training?

Many companies assume the hiring process ends when an offer is accepted, but in reality, that’s just the beginning. After dedicating countless resources to finding the best person for the job, the last thing you want is to have your new employee quit a week or a few months down the road because of your… Read More »

Is that Morning Cup of Coffee Helping (or hurting) Your Productivity?

People swear they can’t wake up without their morning cup of coffee. But, whether or not you want to believe it, this sunrise ritual can actually hinder productivity. If you don’t leave the house or engage in conversation until you’ve had your caffeine fix, you probably find the fact that it’s anything less than a… Read More »

4 Tips to Manage Your Stress (and Anxiety) As You Near Your Breaking Point

When you’re stressed, it’s easy to feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. Whether you’re under an intense amount of pressure at work, home or both, it’s hard to focus and be productive when your mind is moving in a million different directions at once. In a 2014 poll conducted by… Read More »

Your Organization is Only as Strong as its Leadership

The weakest link in your organization is not non-productive employees. A company is only as strong as its weakest leader. Strong leaders can’t make up for the least productive members of the management team. So how do you go about improving management from the inside out and creating a strong, innovative company? 5 Tips to… Read More »

Stop Hiring the Wrong Employees!

Not every person you interview is going to be a good fit for your open position. Trying to shoehorn a candidate into a role or a company where they don’t belong is a recipe for failure. Before making a hiring decision you should look back at your previous experiences and see if there are any… Read More »

A Look into the Affordable Care Act: Full Time and Part Time Workers

The recent white paper published by the American Staffing Association offers insight for companies to better understand how the Affordable Care Act will affect temporary employment, employees, staffing agencies, and their clients. Because of the “play or pay” provision of the ACA many employers are confused about offering insurance for contingent or part time staff.… Read More »

3 Reasons Your Company is Missing Out on Top Talent

Have you been frustrated with your search for a new employee to add to your team? There are so many factors that can contribute to this felling of discontent and often they involve some deficit in your process or procedures. Before you spread the blame to other sources, take a long look at how hire… Read More »

Cover Your Bases: Why You Need an Employee Handbook

Do you currently have an employee handbook? If not, you may want to reconsider your current position. An employee handbook will help cover your bases if issues arise in your organization. It establishes rules of conduct and behavior and puts some level of ownership on the employees for maintaining order in the office. Here are… Read More »

Revamp Your HR Department in 2014 with These Tips!

Is it time to reevaluate and revamp your human resources department this year? A new year can shed new light on ideas and concepts to try out in your business. How can you make it more effective and efficient? The marketplace is changing so quickly that companies need to keep up or they might find… Read More »